Simply name Tyla Yaweh ‘Dr. Feelgood.’ The rising star in hip-hop, with a little bit assist from Post Malone, channels his interior ‘Tommy Lee’ on his brand-new observe.
Because the saying goes, “Recreation Acknowledge Recreation.” So, who higher for Tyla Yaweh to group up with for “Tommy Lee” — a tune all about “dwelling life like a rock star” — than none apart from the “rockstar” rapper himself, Post Malone? Like peanut butter and chocolate (or, on this case, like a stretch limo and case of Bud Mild), Tyla and Post pair as much as “pull up with the drums like Tommy Lee.” This new tune, by way of Epic Data, contains a low-key entice beat, dreamy instrumentals, and Tyla basking in his present success. Certain, Post drops in to rap just a few playful bars, however this tune is all about Tyla taking the primary of what’s going to be many victory laps.
Born and raised in Orlando, Tyla began his profession to his “rock star” future by reserving exhibits throughout Florida. That hustle, for higher or worse, would ultimately ship him west. “I’ve been alone since I used to be 15. My mother and father have been in my life, but it surely was on my alternative and my selections that I made, that have been sort of unhealthy selections like I used to be promoting medicine, obtained caught, and obtained kicked out of the home,” he instructed L’Officiel in 2019. “I made music, moved to LA after I was 19, was homeless, and did plenty of sacrificing to get the place I’m in the present day.”
That sacrificing finally caught the eye of Post Malone. The “Circles” rapper signed Yaweh to his label and took him as a gap act on his enviornment world tour. In 2019, Yaweh launched HEART FULL OF RAGE, a undertaking that amassed near 250 million streams options appearances from French Montana and PnB Rock.
“It’s a cool physique of labor that I labored on for a 12 months and a few change,” he instructed L’Officiel. “Virtually two years. I had made a bunch of information after which when the time was proper, we have been like, ‘It’s time to drop a undertaking.’ I simply combined the whole lot that I hearken to in the present day into one pot and tried to create my very own style. If you consider it, you possibly can hear it has plenty of influences. Some songs sound like Aerosmith, and I’ve Metallica vibes originally. It’s simply worldly.”
Although COVID-19 put Tyla’s plans on maintain (he, Post, and Swae Lee have been on the ultimate leg of Post’s world tour within the U.S. when the coronavirus hit), he is not going to be deterred in changing into the largest star in music. “I simply wish to journey the world and turn into a family identify!” he instructed NME. “Simply hold making music, dropping movies, and be the very best vogue icon on this planet. And simply love the individuals!”